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Preface

 

From 1781 to 1830 CE, Bhagwan Swaminarayan inspired a moral and spiritual revival 10 thousands of spiritual seekers from all walks of life in India. His universal message captivated their hearts and by treading the path he had defined, they experienced the divine bliss of God.

 

To continue his noble task, Bhagwan Swaminarayan established a tradition of God- realized Sadhus. His first successor was Aksharbrahman Gunatitanand Swami and with his guidance, countless devotees also attained the highest spiritual bliss.

 

Despite their differing backgrounds, these devotees of Bhagwan Swaminarayan led lives of dedicated devotion, faith and service to God with a true understanding of his divine form and glory. It were these qualities that enabled them to overcome all the difficulties they faced. Their virtuous and courageous lives have left permanent 'footprints' on the landscape of Satsang history. These 'footprints' are a guide and benchmark to the ideals all devotees must attain. And by following their 'footprints' one will certainly experience the same divine bliss of God.

 

Footprints, Part 1, inspired by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, is the first of three parts. This English version by Sadhu Amrutvijaydas is a translation from the original Gujarati publication, Bhaktacharitam, Part 1.

 

This book contains the short biographies of 26 sadhu and householder devotees from the time of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and Gunatitanand Swami. Each chapter is depicted by excellent colour drawings by Vasudeo Kamath and Sanjay Mishra.

 

The elevating stories of noble and brave devotees will inspire all to follow in their 'footprints' .

 

Contents

 

 

Preface

vii

1.

Sadguru Atmanand Swami

1

2.

Sadguru Anandanand Swami

7

3.

Sadguru Vrajanand Swami

15

4.

Sadguru Paramchaitanyanand Swami

23

5.

Sadguru Govindanand Swami

29

6.

Sadguru rusinhanand Swami

37

7.

Anandji Sanghediya of Mangrol

41

8.

Shivlal Sherh of Botad

47

9.

Rajabhai of Khorasa

57

10.

Dosabhai of Bandhiya

63

11.

Kesar Miya of Vadhwan

69

12.

Galuji of Dadusar

75

13.

Vishnudas of Dabhan

79

14.

Lakshmichand Sheth of Ghogala

87

15.

Devji Bhakta of Nenpur

93

16.

Himraj Shah of Sundariyana

99

17.

Fareh Mahammad of Kurch

107

18.

jerhur Ayar of Fachariya

113

19.

Khengarjibhai of Kholdiyad

119

20.

Kayabhai of Kamadhiyana

125

21.

Mulji and Krishnaji of Mankuva

131

22.

Amra Bhagat of Timbi

139

23.

Sadguru Balmukund Swami (Junagadh)

145

24.

Sadguru Krishnapriya Swami (J unagadh)

153

25.

Sadguru Krishnaseva Swami (Junagadh)

159

26.

Parshad Keshav Bhagat (Junagadh)

167

 

Glossary

172

 

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Footprints: Inspiring Stories of Devotees in Swaminarayan Sampradaya (Part I)

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Preface

 

From 1781 to 1830 CE, Bhagwan Swaminarayan inspired a moral and spiritual revival 10 thousands of spiritual seekers from all walks of life in India. His universal message captivated their hearts and by treading the path he had defined, they experienced the divine bliss of God.

 

To continue his noble task, Bhagwan Swaminarayan established a tradition of God- realized Sadhus. His first successor was Aksharbrahman Gunatitanand Swami and with his guidance, countless devotees also attained the highest spiritual bliss.

 

Despite their differing backgrounds, these devotees of Bhagwan Swaminarayan led lives of dedicated devotion, faith and service to God with a true understanding of his divine form and glory. It were these qualities that enabled them to overcome all the difficulties they faced. Their virtuous and courageous lives have left permanent 'footprints' on the landscape of Satsang history. These 'footprints' are a guide and benchmark to the ideals all devotees must attain. And by following their 'footprints' one will certainly experience the same divine bliss of God.

 

Footprints, Part 1, inspired by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, is the first of three parts. This English version by Sadhu Amrutvijaydas is a translation from the original Gujarati publication, Bhaktacharitam, Part 1.

 

This book contains the short biographies of 26 sadhu and householder devotees from the time of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and Gunatitanand Swami. Each chapter is depicted by excellent colour drawings by Vasudeo Kamath and Sanjay Mishra.

 

The elevating stories of noble and brave devotees will inspire all to follow in their 'footprints' .

 

Contents

 

 

Preface

vii

1.

Sadguru Atmanand Swami

1

2.

Sadguru Anandanand Swami

7

3.

Sadguru Vrajanand Swami

15

4.

Sadguru Paramchaitanyanand Swami

23

5.

Sadguru Govindanand Swami

29

6.

Sadguru rusinhanand Swami

37

7.

Anandji Sanghediya of Mangrol

41

8.

Shivlal Sherh of Botad

47

9.

Rajabhai of Khorasa

57

10.

Dosabhai of Bandhiya

63

11.

Kesar Miya of Vadhwan

69

12.

Galuji of Dadusar

75

13.

Vishnudas of Dabhan

79

14.

Lakshmichand Sheth of Ghogala

87

15.

Devji Bhakta of Nenpur

93

16.

Himraj Shah of Sundariyana

99

17.

Fareh Mahammad of Kurch

107

18.

jerhur Ayar of Fachariya

113

19.

Khengarjibhai of Kholdiyad

119

20.

Kayabhai of Kamadhiyana

125

21.

Mulji and Krishnaji of Mankuva

131

22.

Amra Bhagat of Timbi

139

23.

Sadguru Balmukund Swami (Junagadh)

145

24.

Sadguru Krishnapriya Swami (J unagadh)

153

25.

Sadguru Krishnaseva Swami (Junagadh)

159

26.

Parshad Keshav Bhagat (Junagadh)

167

 

Glossary

172

 

Sample Page


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